Remanufactured Nissan Sentra Transmissions 

  • Learn about common Nissan Sentratransmission problems 
  • Everything you need to know when shopping for a Nissan Sentratransmission for sale 
  • How and when to buy a remanufactured Nissan Sentratransmission 

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Remanufactured Nissan Sentra Transmissions 

 

In the world of small cars, the Nissan Sentra offers a lots of advantages over its more expensive rivals. However, transmission problems with the Nissan RE0F10A CVT are not advantageous at all. So let’s take a closer look and see if installing a remanufactured Nissan Sentra transmission can put the advantage back in your court. 

 

Common Nissan Sentra Transmission Problems  

 

Reduced performance due to CVT fluid temperature protection logic – RE0F10A CVT transmission 

Problem – The reduced performance is due to the CVT fail-safe mode, which will reduce the vehicle speed to protect the transmission from further damage. This will happen after high RPM (4000+) and/or high-speed driving (65 mph/104.6 km/h) for 1-1.5 hours or more. 

Solution – If the technician determines that the transmission has not been overfilled/the correct transmission fluid is used, and the coolant concentration is not greater than 50%, they will use the vehicles onboard diagnostic system to determine if the conditions were present to damage the transmission. If the conditions were moderate, the RE0F10A valve body will need to be replaced, and an external CVT fluid cooler installed. If the conditions were more severe, then the transmission itself will need to be replaced. 

 

Valve body failure 

Problem – Cars equipped with the CVT transmission may have the following trouble codes stored in the TCM: P0840. P0845, P0744, P1777 

Solution – The Control Valve Assembly will have to be replaced. 

 

Vehicle will not move forward when the shifter is placed in the Drive position – RE0F10A CVT transmission  

Problem – After placing the vehicle in Drive, it may refuse to move as if the transmission is slipping or cannot engage forward gear. 

Solution – The problem could be as simple as low CVT fluid or a failed speed sensor. However it can also be failed transmission pump or forward clutch. 

 

How to Solve Nissan Sentra Transmission Problems 

 

Solution A: Buy a Used Nissan Sentra Transmission  

Going to the local junkyard and picking up a used Nissan Sentra transmission might seem like the cheapest and fastest option. But you need to consider the fact that you don’t know what the actual shape of the internal components are. It could very well be on the verge of transmission problems of its own, which would leave you in the exact same predicament that you’re in now. And that 30 – 90 day junkyard warranty probably won’t cover labor charges to install the replacement transmission if something goes wrong. 

 

Solution B: Buy a Rebuilt Nissan Sentra Transmission  

Getting a rebuilt Nissan Sentra transmission would probably seem like a better idea. However, a lot of mechanics and transmission shops will only rebuild your Nissan Sentra transmission back to its original factory specifications. Which means that all of those factory design flaws are still going to be inplay. And that rebuilt transmission warranty might only be good at certain shops, which could do you no good if you have transmission problems while you’re traveling. 

 

Solution C: Buy a Remanufactured Nissan Sentra Transmission  

If you want to get the most service life out of your little luxury SUV as possible, then you really should consider a remanufactured Nissan Sentra transmission from Street Smart Transmission. Each one is completely disassembled and re-remanufactured, so nothing is left to chance. Theyre also modified to correct the factory design flaws, which will greatly extend the service life. Plus, you get a 3-Year/Unlimited Mile Nationwide Warranty. This will cover parts and labor charges at any licensed repair shop in the Continental United States, giving you a lot more flexibility and coverage.